Police have announced that they have formally identified the identity of a man whose body was found in Rosemeadow yesterday afternoon.
He is 46-year-old Jamie Phillips, of Campbelltown.
Police officers investigating his death are now appealing for public assistance to piece together his last movements.
Detective Inspector Greg Inger, the crime manager of Campbelltown City Police Area Command, addressed a media conference on the case a few minutes ago.
He said a post mortem examination will be conducted to establish the cause of Jamie Phillips’ death.
Local detectives, with the assistance of the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, have established Strike Force Hardey to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.
About 1pm yesterday (Thursday, October 25), officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command were called to Englorie Park Drive, Rosemeadow, after the body of a man was found in a vacant lot.
Investigators are urging any witnesses or anyone who saw Mr Phillips in the Rosemeadow or Campbelltown areas in the past 48 hours to come forward.
Anyone who was travelling on Englorie Park Drive, near Benvenuta Way, yesterday is urged to provide dash cam vision to detectives by either uploading it on the Crime Stoppers page or by handing it in to at their local police station.
Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Hardey investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
Information is treated in strict confidence.
The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.